Congratulations to Professor German Spangenberg who received a Public Service Medal (PSM) in this year's Australia Day honours.
Professor Susan Davis is leading the world's largest examination of young women's general health.
Professor Patrick McGorry will be undergoing a world first trial through Headspace centres treating mentally ill youth with medicinal cannabis.
A number of Ambassadors will receive funding from the federal government, after Minister Hunt announced a $125 million spread across 110 medical research projects.
Professor Martin Pera was given a fond farewell from Stem Cells Australia as he takes up a position at The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) in Maine.